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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ001-051445-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE
SW GULF WILL DRIFT E THROUGH MON EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE GULF WATERS TUE PRODUCING FRESH TO STRONG WINDS. A
STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED NIGHT
FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH FRI.

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GMZ011-051445-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S LATE.
SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
9 TO 11 FT IN N TO NE SWELL IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN NE TO E
SWELL.

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GMZ013-051445-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE...W OF 90W...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE LATE. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO
NE SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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GMZ015-051445-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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GMZ017-051445-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN N TO
NE SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE
SWELL.

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GMZ019-051445-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N
SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.

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GMZ021-051445-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT IN N SWELL.

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GMZ023-051445-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BECOMING 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NW TO N
SWELL.
.FRI...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

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GMZ025-051445-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
934 PM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT LATE.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN N SWELL.

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